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√ New energy materials
√ Photo(electro)chemical water splitting and pollutants degradation
√ Photochemistry in water and air environment
√ Advanced oxidation process
√ Biomass conversion
Ph.D. in Environ. Sci. and Eng., Pohang University of Science and
Technology (POSTECH),Pohang, Korea. Advisor Prof. Wonyong Choi
M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry, Liaoning University, Liaoning, P. R. China.
B.S. in Applied Chemistry, Liaoning University, Liaoning, P. R. China
2016.1 –
Associate Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology(Shenzhen)
Postdoc., University of St Andrews, UK. Advisor Professor John TS. Irvine
2012.09 – 2013.12
Postdoc., POSTECH, KOREA. Advisor Professor Wonyong Choi
"Heliyon" Editorial board (Elsevier)
Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Student Abroad
The 13th Cross Straits Symposium (CSS-13) Outstanding Paper Award (Kyushu, Japan)
18th International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar
Energy(IPS-18), Best Poster Award (Seoul, Korea)
The 11th Cross Straits Symposium (CSS-11) Best Presentation Award (Pusan, Korea)
Outstanding Master Thesis Award of Liaoning Province
Outstanding Research Award of Liaoning University(2rd Class)
Outstanding Master Thesis Award of Liaoning University (1st Class)
24) G. Zhang,Y. Zhou, X. Fan, J. Zou, W. Dong, X. Xu, “Efficient and robust visible light photocatalytic H2 production based on CdSe quantum dots sensitized titania”,Int. Hydrogen Energy, 2017

23)H. F. Greer, W. Zhou, G. Zhang, H. Menard, Nanocone Decorated ZnO Microspheres Exposing the (0001) Plane and Enhanced Photocatalytic Properties,Adv. Mater. Interface., 2017, 4(13), 1601238.

22) G. Zhang, C. Kim, W. Choi, “Poly(4-vinylphenol) as a new stable and metal-free sensitizer of titania for visible light photocatalysis through ligand-to-metal charge transfer process”, Catal. Today, 2017, 281,109-116. (JCR1区,IF = 4.3)

21) S. Nagarajan, N. Skillen, F. Fina, G. Zhang, C. Randhorn, L. A. Lawton, J. TS. Irvine, P. K.J.Robertson, Comparative assessment of visible light and UV active photocatalysts by hydroxyl radical quantification, J.Photochem. Photobio:A: Chem., 2017, 334:13.(JCR3区,IF=2.5)

20) G. Zhang, W. Dong, X. Huang, J. Zou, “Oxygen vacancy induced enhancement of photochemical water oxidation on calcium manganese oxide catalyst” Catal. Commun., 2017, 89,117-120 ( JCR 3 区, IF=3.2)

19) G. Zhang, G. Liu, L. Wang, J T. S. Irvine, “Inorganic perovskite photocatalysts for solar energy utilization” Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, 45, 5951-5984 (JCR 1区,IF=34.1)

18)G. Zhang, J. Zou, Tuning Band Structure of CdS and Its Related Photocatalytic Performance by Co-Doping Ag and Trivalent Metals (M = Al, Cr, Ga and In) Nanosci. Nanotechnol. Lett. 2016, 8, 993-997.( JCR 3 区,IF=1.0)

17) G. Zhang, C. Ni, X. Huang, A. Welgamage, L. A. Lawton, P. K. J. Robertson, J. T. S. Irvine, “Simultaneous cellulose conversion and hydrogen production assisted by cellulose decomposition under UV-light photocatalysis” Chem. Commun., 2016,52,1673. (IF=6.8)

16) Lingjuan Liu, Guan Zhang, John, T. S. Irvine, Yucheng Wu. Organic semiconductor g-C3N4 modified TiO2 nanotube arrays for enhanced photoelectrochemical performance: dual roles of surface sensitization and passivation” Energy Technol., 2015,3, 982-988.(IF=2.8)

15) G. Zhang, C. Ni, L. Liu, G. Zhao, F. Fina, J. TS Irvine, “ Marcro-mesoporous resin as amorphous metal free visible light photocatalysts” J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 15413-15419. (IF=7.4)

14) G. Zhao, X. Huang, F. Fina, G. Zhang, J. TS Irvine, “Facile Structure Design Based on C3N4 for Mediator-free Z-Scheme Water Splitting under Visible Light” Catal. Sci. Technol. 2015, 5, 3416. (IF= 5.4)

13) G. Zhang, G. Kim, W. Choi, “Visible light driven photocatalysis mediated via ligand-to-metal charge transfer (LMCT): an alternative approach to solar activation of titania” Energy Environ. Sci., 2014, 7(3), 954–966. (Cover paper)(IF= 20.5)

12) G. Zhang, D. Monllor-Satoca, S. Lee, W. Choi, “Band energy levels and compositions of CdS based solid solution and their relation with photocatalytic activities”. Catal. Sci. Technol. 2013, 3(7), 1790-1797. (IF= 5.4)

11) G. Zhang, W. Choi, “Low-cost sensitizer based on phenolic resin for charge-transfer type photocatalyst working under visible light” Chem. Commun. 2012, 48(86), 10621-10623. (Featured by RSC Chemistry World ) (IF= 6.8)

10) G. Zhang, I. Y. Song, T. Park, W. Choi, “Recyclable and stable ruthenium catalyst for free radical polymerization at ambient temperature initiated by visible light photocatalysis”. Green Chem. 2012, 14(3), 618-621. (IF= 8.0)

9) G. Zhang, I. Y. Song, K. H. Ahn, T. Park, W. Choi, “Free radical polymerization initiated and controlled by visible light photocatalysis at ambient temperature”. Macromolecules, 2011, 44(19), 7594-7599. (IF=5.9)

8) G. Zhang, J. Yi, J. Shim, J. Lee, W. Choi, “Photocatalytic hydroxylation of benzene to phenol over titanium oxide entrapped into hydrophobically modified siliceous foam”. Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 2011, 102(1-2), 132-139 (IF= 7.4)

7) G. Zhang, W. Choi, S. H. Kim, S. B. Hong, “Selective photocatalytic degradation of aquatic pollutants by titania encapsulated into FAU-type zeolites”. J. Hazard. Mater. 2011, 188(1-3), 195-205. (IF=4.7)

6) J. Wang, T. Ma, G. Zhang, Z.H. Zhang, X.D. Zhang et al., “Preparation of novel nanometer TiO2 catalyst doped with upconversion luminescence agent and investigation on degradation of acid red B dye using visible light”. Catal. Commun. 2007, 8(3), 607-611. (IF= 3.3)

5) J. Wang, G. Zhao, Z. Zhang, X. Zhang, G. Zhang, T. Ma, Y. Jiang, P. Zhang, Y. Li. Investigation on degradation of azo fuchsine using visible light in the presence of heat-treated anatase TiO2 powder. Dyes and Pigments 2007, 75, 335-343. (IF= 3.4)

4) J. Wang, T. Ma, Z. Zhang, X. Zhang, Y. Jiang, G. Zhang, G. Zhao, H. Zhao, Peng Zhang. Investigation on transition crystal of ordinary rutile TiO2 powder and its sonocatalytic activity. Ultrason. Sonochem. 2007, 14, 246-252. (IF=3.8)

3) J. Wang, Y. Jiang, Z. Zhang, X. Zhang, T. Ma, G. Zhang, G. Zhao, P. Zhang, Y. Li. Investigation on the sonocatalytic degradation of acid red B in the presence of nanometer TiO2 catalysts and comparison of catalytic activities of rutile and anatase TiO2 powders. Ultrason. Sonochem. 2007, 14, 545-551. (IF= 3.8)

2) J. Wang, Y. Jiang, Z. Zhang, G. Zhao, G. Zhang, T. Ma, W. Sun, “Investigation on the sonocatalytic degradation of congo red catalyzed by nanometer rutile TiO2 powder and various influencing factors”Desalination, 2007, 216, 196. (IF= 3.9)

1) J. Wang, G. Zhang, Z. Zhang, X.D. Zhang, G. Zhao., “Investigation on photocatalytic degradation of ethyl violet dyestuff using visible light in the presence of ordinary rutile TiO2 catalyst doped with upconversion luminescence agent”. Water Research. 2006, 40(11), 2143-2150. (IF= 5.4)
8. G. Zhang, J. TS Irvine “A new amorphous and metal-free visible light photocatalyst based on resorcinol-formaldehyde polymer resin” International Symposium on Energy Conversion and Storage, Beijing, China May 31- June 1, 2015.

7. G. Zhang, W. Choi and J.TS Irvine, “Robust H2 generation based on semiconductor quantum dots sensitization of titania under visible light”, IPS-20 Conference, Berlin, Germany, July 27- August 2, 2014.

6. G. Zhang, D. Monllor-Satoca and W. Choi, “Band-gap engineering of CdS by controlling solid solutions for enhancing solar absorption and its effect on the photocatalytic activity” IPS-19 Conference, Caltech, USA, July 28-August 3, 2012.

5. G. Zhang, I. Song, K. H. Ahn, T. Park, W. Choi, “Environmental-friendly synthesis of polymer at ambient temperature by visible light photocatalysis” 13th CSS. Kyushu, Japan. Nov. 23-24, 2011.

4. G. Zhang, J. Yi, J. Shim, J. Lee and W. Choi, “Preparation and characterization of titania buried into hydrophobically modified foam photocatalyst for phenol synthesis”, IPS-18 conference, Seoul, Korea, July 25-30, 2010.

3. G. Zhang S. Kim, S. Hong and W. Choi, “Encapsulation of Titanium Species into Zeolite for Selective Photocatalytic Degradation of Pollutants” SP3 Conference. Glasgow, Scotland, April 12-16, 2010.

2. G. Zhang and W. Choi, “Preparation of composite titania photocatalyst for preferential photocatalytic degradation of pollutants”, 11th CSS Symposium. Pusan, Korea. Nov.12-13, 2009.

1. G. Zhang and W. Choi, “Enhanced Encapsulation of Titanium Oxide in Zeolite Cages: Influence of Si/Al Ratio on Physicochemical Properties and Catalytic Activity” Asian Science Seminar. Kanagawa, Japan. March 2- 6, 2009.